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El Pescado Loco


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Certificate of Excellence2016 - 2018 Winner

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El Pescado Loco provides Dominical with a fast, fresh and friendly option serving up the area's best Fish & Chips, Fish Tacos, Shrimp Tacos, Veggie Tacos and Salads. Set in a relaxed atmosphere located on the river with covered seating to escape the heat while you enjoy your food. To keep up to date on our daily specials, salad of the day and various promotions, follow us!
$5 - $8
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Seafood, Central American
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer
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All reviews fish and chips tacos guacamole onion rings pescado red snapper sandwich tartar sauce simple menu canadian couple great fish worth the wait costa rica home made amazing food during our stay pura vida
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Reviewed 1 week ago

One of the few places we went to twice during our two weeks in Dominical. We had to have the fresh fish and chips again. Outside seating, pleasant service, fish and chips and fish tacos top the menu. Enough said?

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank kingdave007
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Mellow spot to grab some great tacos at a reasonable price after surfing at Dominical. Guacamole and chips were on point!

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank tspeakes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had the blackened shrimp tacos with homemade chips and guacamol and the beer battered fish sandwich with fries, all I can say is that food is absolutely amazing!!! Absolutely to good to miss!

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank TimMcNaughton
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Many a taco I have had in my travels but few as good as the ones that are served at El Pescado Loco. Fresh food and a welcoming greeting from the staff and owners make this little spot at the entry of Dominical a must...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank F8562LQpaulr
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had two fish sandwiches (one grilled, one fried) which contained VERY little fish. Served on Wonder Bread type rolls. Tasted mostly of mayo/cabbage. Flavor was a disappointment. Not a good value.More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank BIGMACjr
El Pescado Loco D, Owner at El Pescado Loco, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hola BIGMACjr! Wow...sorry to hear your experience was short of expectations! Did you mention anything to our staff? We always like to know if your expectations don't reflect our reputation. We always strive to provide high quality and good value for your money. Most people...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped by on our way to Quepos to try the fish tacos. Absolutely great, so glad we visited. Tried the blackened, grilled, and battered. All very good, fresh and very tasty. Also recommend the onion rings and fries. A must stop place for great good...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank 631DavidW
El Pescado Loco D, Owner at El Pescado Loco, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hey 631DavidW!!!! Thanks for poppin in! We strive for fresh and tasty and appreciate your kind words! Safe travels! B&H

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Very tasty and fresh fish! It was cheap if you compare it to other places in Dominical. We wanted to get fish and chips but they recommended the fish sandwich. I’m glad we followed their advice because it was delicious.

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank ManuelS3096
El Pescado Loco D, Owner at El Pescado Loco, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hey ManuelIS3096 Thanks for taking the time to review our little shack! We LOVE the sandwich too....can't wait to have another!!!!! Pura Vida amigos...... B&H

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very outgoing and friendly service from the (American?) guy who owns this place. Husband had a very generous portion of fish & chips. I had their unique take on ceviche, which is topped with coconut cream (comes off a bit Thai tasting). Great prices and...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank wunderkuken
El Pescado Loco D, Owner at El Pescado Loco, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hey wunderkuken! Thanks very much for your review. We appreciate you taking the time to pop in for some eats! Be sure to come by next vacay..... From your two fave Canadians....(lolz).....B&H

Reviewed April 15, 2019

Owner was there, and sat out and chatted with us for a long time. Great Company, but AMAZING Fish and Shrimp Tacos. Our Friend thought it was the best meal he had all in Costa Rica. Big portions, great price, fast/casual, and the BEST French...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank rachelhC955YZ
El Pescado Loco D, Owner at El Pescado Loco, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Hey rachelhC955YZ!!!! Sooooo glad you guys stopped by for some eats. Great chatting with you and LOVE that you LOVED our food. We appreciate the time you took to share your opinion with everyone! Be well....and Pura Vida! B&H

Reviewed April 8, 2019 via mobile

Salads (tomato and arugula) and tacos (shrimp and fish)excellent. Make sure you ask if the ice tea is made fresh that day if so it’s really good. Run by a nice family.

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank chrisfromthecape
El Pescado Loco D, Owner at El Pescado Loco, responded to this reviewResponded April 12, 2019

Hey chrisfromthecape...thanks for poppin in to see us! We just made a fresh batch of our tea......COME BACK!!!! See you next visit and thanks for the review eh! H&B

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